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Business Communication Center

Elizabeth Tomlinson Ph.D.

Teaching Associate Professor


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Elizabeth Tomlinson teaches business communication and introduction to business. She established the College's Business Learning Resource Center in 2012. Tomlinson earned a bachelor's degree in English at The College of Wooster; a master's degree in English, with a concentration in rhetoric and composition, at John Carroll University; and a Ph.D. in English within the Literacy, Rhetoric, and Social Practice concentration at Kent State University. Before coming to WVU, Tomlinson served as a Teaching Fellow at Kent State and as Assistant Writing Program Coordinator there. At John Carroll, she served as Assistant Writing Center Director. Her research has been accepted in Computers and Composition, Community Literacy Journal, Composition Studies, Writing Lab Newsletter, and Teaching in the Two Year College, among others. Her scholarly interests include business communication, rhetoric and writing studies, audience, entrepreneurial rhetoric,digital literacies, and business communication centers.


  • Ph.D., Kent State University
  • M.A., John Carroll University
  • B.A., The College of Wooster

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